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do not go to healthcare.gov. they are not aware. is focusing on partners and community-based organizations where people are going whether it is their health center, community center, or school. resources are at their disposal. place to a better reach communities. we have a marketplace widget that you can put on your website so when people go to your website they can click on the website and go to healthcare.gov. it is more likely they will go to your website in two hours. for them to get the correct information about this opportunity is important, which is why we encourage you to put that on your website. i will second that. not necessarily the it peace. talking about the community organizations out there and accountability. there is so much knowledge out doingamonglgbt and folk the consumer health work. part of the affordable care act itlementation is seeing how is coming together because there is so much that is out there but there is not the connections made between the consumer health advocate in the lgbt advocates. from the perspective of someone who does lgbt heal
indianapolis, democrat line. good morning. , there is so much waste in healthcare today. with the affordable health care act, i think that is one thing that is targeting is waste. one of my family's biggest expenses healthcare, and that is with insurance through my employer. thatis my biggest expense we have in our budget, so i think if they can target ways are you have lobbyists that lobbying hard for insurance companies, that ought to be an indication to all of us that this health care act is something we all need. host: michael in florida, on our line for republicans. caller: thanks for taking my call. host: your thoughts about the verbal care act. caller: i think it should be repealed. i think it is a disaster. the president lied about the cost of it. the people that are going to receive it don't care or know how it is going to be funded. i just think it is a total disaster, and they're going to destroy the best healthcare system in the industry. host: is there anything specifically in the affordable care act that afford -- affects you personally? caller: it already has been affecting me
reasons and quality healthcare reasons. this will drive of the cost of health coverage for every single american. it will decrease access to healthcare for virtually everything a american. i was just it will decrease quality because of the lack of innovation and resources being put in the area. and there is a board of 15 unelected democrats -- bureaucrats to determine whether or not seniors are going to be able to get the services they need. .hat is the wrong way to go we believe it ought to be repealed for quality healthcare reasons and put in place a patient-centered program. it would allow patients and doctors to make the decisions, not the federal government. host: if that is not repealed, how does the ryan budget treat its debts otherwise? aspirationals are document, their visionary documents. democrats from the and we are appreciative they're year.one this we need to find common ground and move forward with the program that everybody agrees upon. until then, a budget is not a law. tobelieve it is important repeal the president health- care law for quality healthcare reasons. as a
is what a politico is. healthcare continues to be a big debate in congress and we saw multiple attempts last night from republicans to repeal parts or all of the healthcare law. it's a debate still being had. we talk about the constitution. we had a ruling on it. the democrats are riding high a little than knowing that the courts ruled in their favor. but it's not stopping anyone from making the argument they think it's unconstitutional and it should go ahey. host: you mentioned what was passed this morning is a non-binding resolution was passed in the house. if they are non-binding what is the point? guest: it's still a way to know where a lot of members stand. when the carbon tax amended or want to create one failed, republicans cheered. it was a good sign that maybe the president's climate change policy isn't going to do well. it's elections. it's writing campaign ads because they can go back and say they voted this way on this, this and this. host: we're talking with ginger gibson, she's a congressional reporter with politico. she covered newt gingrich and mitt romney during the 201
working every day who needs help with her children or her healthcare. by not fixing our problems, what we are going to guarantee to that single mom with a child is there will not be a safety net left. havee who think that -- not studied the international scene and have not looked at our at interesting rates when they rise and we will lose another $650 billion that was not go to the programs that will help those individuals. a message of helping people become successful whether -- or rather than helping them become dependent is a much stronger message that will accomplish something for those people. that israel conservatism. >> that sounds like compassionate conservatism. you have tried to work across party lines with your democratic colleagues. you have been on fiscal cliff talks, working on gun control legislation. ?o these gangs of six work >> you build the core. if we get an enhanced background check out, it will be because of the work of schumer and i. look, you all post a lot more partisanship that is here. there are great relationships here, great talks. there is a political flavor
security, where , hehe world will they go wants to have baby monitors, -- healthcare monitoring. we're working with healthcare providers to talk about the growing problem of diabetes in the country, should we be able to help you check in on demand, online, smart devices. it's a pretty exciting time. >> if you were watching cable in your house and something isn't working, you want to call the cable company -- >> that never happens. >> do you have any problems getting through? [laughter]>> i don't know what you're asking. neil smith is the head of cable. when steve burke moved over to nbc universal after 12 years of earning comcast cable and took us from two or 3 million customers to 20 and we became a cable company in 30 states, huge job. when neil got here, he wanted to make it work better, and it's all about improving service. although we are nowhere near where i would like us to be and where the definition of good service never ends, being able to self-help, get it right the first time, make it simpler -- i think we have made terrific strides. >> why do you think the cable industr
that program for financial reasons and quality healthcare reasons. this will drive of the cost of health coverage for every single american. it will decrease access to healthcare for virtually everything american. i suggest it will decrease quality because of the lack of innovation and resources being put in the area. and there is a board of 15 unelected bureaucrats to determine whether or not seniors are going to be able to get the services they need. that is the wrong way to go. we believe it ought to be repealed for quality healthcare reasons and put in place a patient-centered program. it would allow patients and doctors to make the decisions, not the federal government. host: if that is not repealed, how does the ryan budget treat its debts otherwise? aspirationals are documents, they are visionary documents. we had one from the democrats and we are appreciative they're doing one this year. we need to find common ground and move forward with the program that everybody agrees upon. until then, a budget is not a law. we believe it is important to repeal the president's health- care la
very slow in responding to terms of ns in healthcare, housing, mental we are workingnd diligently. northern s in california have a -- like other members of congress, our leader -- we have a deep commitment to our veterans and i ork with many of them each day to help them get a job, help them through the veterans stabilize ion and their lives. host: why not visit iraq over the years? guest: first of all, i have been very busy, haven't had the opportunity to visit iraq. there were several times when i gone and for whatever reason, primarily security reasons we didn't go. so, i don't believe that not visiting iraqs doesn't give me a was taking on what place. there were several times but the security concerns were pretty the times i was going to go. host: pam in illinois, caller.ent thank you very much. listened to the clip of hillary clinton, a lady that i just love her, i really do. 30 she spoke for about seconds and you can't make heads or tails whether she was for the opposed. typical washington speak. this lovely representative gets makes definitive statements feel she was agains
confessed they make are real and fair profit. 78 percent of staunch conservative say yes. the health-care law will have a mostly bad effect on u.s. healthcare. 27 percent of the general public says yes. 80 percent say yes. the numbers are also different in where the u.s. stance if it is above other countries in the world and whether or not traditional values are threatened by newcomers from other countries. is a staunch conservative base out of alignment with what the general populace things? how you change that? -- how do you change that. guest: that is a very tricky question. there are some things very core to your philosophical orientation. on the health care piece, there is still a mixed number of polls on exactly where the american people are on this health care for a lot of republicans, and conservatives, the fact is that this is a big expansion of government. that goes counter to the philosophy of limiting the expansion of government. creating access through a private market place where you can control and can get people in and out more efficiently verses having the government make
for our nation and save us in terms of health-care costs. he gets accused. but if we are serious, if obesity is threatening to make this the first generation where our kids do not live as long as we do, it seems like there is a responsibility. >> how tall are you? >> 6 feet, four inches. i was 213 pounds. >> are you still 30 pounds less? >> yes. >> where did you lose it? >> i was a junk food addict. honeybunch, pastry. that was something i could not pass up. >> for how long? >> most of my adult life, and it crept up on me. and weine dna analyzed, are analyzing and discovering the hereditary part. it turned out my results suggested i was at a higher than average risk for diabetes, and that was part of the wake-up call that made me finally decide to take charge. >> who can have their dna tested? >> there are companies on the internet. you have to be very careful looking at what they are offering and what their truth in advertising is, but you can have your dna analyzed for a couple hundred dollars and look at what your risks are and what you might want to do about it. >> the best?
. the highest quality, lowest cost healthcare in america. our vision is to create access to healthcare and consumer pharmacies across the country and makeer the doctors it convenient for you as a consumer and have a brilliant experience with healthcare, which is unlikely do have today. >> the latest on on consumer tech and communications at the ecs. >> the winners have been selected in this year's student cam documentary competition on the theme "your message to the president." the grand prize winner is josh stokes from connecticut can his video was on unemployment in america. received pennsylvania a prize for his documentary. watched the winning videos these days on c-span. and see the documentary on student cam.org. >> on friday, former and current jpmorgan chase executives took responsibility and expressed regret at a senate investigative subcommittee for the decisions that led to the firms trading loss. the said committee has issued a resort -- a report claiming those losses on key executives at the firm, as well as on government regulators. this portion of the hearing is an hour a
, and throat. >> what this is about is to deliver the highest quality, lowest cost healthcare in america. our vision is to create access to healthcare in consumer pharmacies all across the country, and empower the health systems and doctors there where it's convenient for you as a consumer and let you have a brilliant experience with healthcare, which is unlike what you probably have today. >> the latest in consumer and tech from this year's consumer electronics show, tonight on "the communicators" at 8:00 astern on c-span2. >> "washington journal" continues. host: for the latest developments in the debate over immigration reform, we're joined by national immigration law center executive directory, marielena hincapie. ms. hincapie, we're seeing reports that both the house and the senate are working on separate proposals on immigration reform. what's the latest on timing for when we're going to start hearing details of those efforts? guest: we're hoping that the timing is very, very soon. congress goes out on recess on thursday, and so we're hoping that at least on the senate, that the biparti
of four will pay $20,000 per year for the cheapest health-care plan. studies show that medicaid surgical patients today are far more likely to die than those that have no insurance at all. ae affordable care act is con. in reality, it is not affordable, callous, and cool. -- cruel. our attributes will be the that died.- patients most of our elected officials do not know how to even solve the problems facing our country today. establishment are contented to attend cocktail parties, clinking glasses, toasting one another, while we suffer. .he contrast is clear is this the america you want? wd says "no"] do you also foresee a better future? [applause] that stand fighters on freedom? our constitution is worth fighting for, because freedom is worth fighting for. [cheers and applause] and our principles are worth fighting for, because our principles will be a better future for all americans. tea party patriots want principles fighters -- principled fighters. ronald reagan attributed his victory to a set of principles, principles which were protected fewnourished by a unselfish americans throug
and the same old one-size-fits-all bureaucracy. better education. better healthcare. better opportunities. there are americans who still need jobs. families who deserve more take-home pay. students who must have great schools. so many of them support democrats simply because we haven't done a good enough job offering them our alternative. we haven't been in their towns, their cities, their neighborhoods. but we're going to be. the rnc can't do it alone. so i ask my fellow republicans to think about what you can do and commit to building our party together. and to anyone listening online, i want to hear from you. join me in a twitter q-and-a at 1:00 p.m.n eastern. just tweet @reince with the hashtag "opportunity." to those who have left the party, let me say this, we want to earn your trust again. to those who have yet to join us, we welcome you with open arms. there's more that unites us than you know. my job is to make that clear. and that's the purpose of the plans i've announced today. with that, i'm now happy to take questions from all of you here. no hashtag required. >> do you think
accurately, the electronic healthcare record with an unacceptably high rate of trauma. mr. chairman, i want to thank you for focusing on this. thank you. >> thank you. the senator indicated earlier, if we knew the magical answer to mental illness, this country and this world would have solved the problem ages ago. but there is no easy answer. what i am hearing from all of you is that in a sense we have to think outside the box. understanding that something as simple as an unpleasant person at a desk or a weight for two hours or a missed appointment can mean life and death for someone who is struggling to stay alive, to keep themselves together. one hour to wait? who cares. but that is the reality for people who are struggling. thatave all indicated pierce supported efforts of veterans talking to veterans is enormously important. but occasionally we have to go outside the box. is alike and different individuals will respond to different approaches. let me just start off with you, doctor. , which asf how the va -- how do we enable them to become more flexible and find these community-based pe
governmentand the old one-size-fits-all bureaucracy. better education. better healthcare. better opportunities. there are americans who still need jobs. families who deserve more take home pay. students who must have great schools. supportof them democrats simply because we haven't done a good enough job offering them our alternative. towns,n't been in their their cities, their neighborhoods. but we're going to be. however, the rnc can't do it alone. so i ask my fellow republicans to think about what you can doand commit to building our party together. and to anyone listening online, i want to hear from you. join me in a twitter q-and-a this afternoon at 1 p. m. eastern. just tweet @reince with the hashtag "opportunity." to those who have left the party, let me say this, we want to earn your trust again. to those who have yet to join us, we welcome youwith open arms. there's more that unites us than you know. my job is to make that clear. thethat's the purpose of plans i've announced today. with that, i'm now happy to questions from all of you here. no hashtag required. >> is seeking out the t
against u.s. citizens, it could be taxes and repealing healthcare. the point to remember, this is adding on to a budget resolution. it is interesting and it may give people clues as to what appetites there are in the senate to pass or repeal certain elements of policy. host: the headline says the senate is poised to pass a budget. do you expect it to pass? guest: we do expect it to pass. behink the democrats will able to control the process and get it to pass. they have a small window. you would need vice president biden to come down and break the tie. the significance is, this is the result -- there is a lot of pent up frustration on the republican side. that is why we might see a late night tonight and into the morning. once it is passed, i think a lot of people will feel better and democrats will say we passed a budget. republicans will say we got to complain about this budget grade it is hard to see how the senate reconciles with the house budget. we don't know that there will be an effort made to bring the two together. they move in opposite directions. host: what happens after cong
more jobs for the american people and lower energy prices. " means morebamacare jobs and lower health-care costs. and protecting and strengthening medicare means a more secure retirement for older americans. cutting waste means more fairness for hard-working taxpayers cricket in the 1990's, clinton worked with a republican congress to grow the economy and restrain spending. result7 agreement unnamed much faster balanced budget than anybody anticipated. balancing the budget was a major accomplishment for republicans and part of president clinton's legacy. i would hope that president obama would learn from that. the american people support balancing our budgets, and the budgets that democrats are considering never balances, ever. that means more debt, fewer jobs, and much higher taxes from the american people. we hope the president will change his mind and submit a plan that balances the budget. let's be clear, democrats in this town who reject the goal of balancing the budget are out of step. the american people know you cannot continue to spend money you do not have. i did not come here fo
who wanted to repay all -- repeal the healthcare law. there were some proposals from republicans and democrats. i thought it was interesting. a republican and a democrat each offered a proposal on women's health issues. this is kind of an opportunity for senators to force their colleagues to go on record. the senate is not usually in session on fridays. what made this week effort? >> the recess is coming up. they have a two-week spring break for congress. it will start whenever they get done with the budget. harry reid is the majority leader. he has been adamant all week that they were going to get through the proposals before the end of the week -- i'm sorry, before they left town. they want to keep the government running through september 30. the leadership had anticipated this because there was a dispute. so here we are friday night and the budget is not done. >> how much support is the budget is allusion expected to get? resolution -- it only needs 51 votes. as of this morning, there were four power up or be election in 2014 in that mr. romney one in 2014. -- wion in 2014. th
is in health-care costs. the department made a series of decisions in the past decade, some to boost recruiting when it ran into difficulty attracting sufficient number of troops into the army in 2004. these include increased personnel benefits, health care pay.its, retirement i do not have time to go through all of these, but for example, to try care system, which serves active duty troops who are injured while serving in the war theater. troops before they are discharged or troops that do not meet active-duty and their families. the try care system is the fastest-growing, depending on the budget. from $18has risen billion in 2001 to $56 billion today, and this is largely the result of wartime decisions, including expanding to include national guard and reservists, which you did not before, because they made an out 40% of the fighting force, keeping copays extremely low so the price for troops in retirees was a timeline and -- is a tiny section of costs. during this time common and and now the cost of private sector health care has skyrocketed, so the differential between getting health care i
, we might see today drone strikes against u.s. citizens, taxes, repealing healthcare -- they might all come up, but it is adding to a nonbinding budget resolution, so it is interesting and it might give people clues. host: a headline in your sayscation, "the hill," the senate is poised to pass a budget. guest: i think democrats will control the process and get it passed. .hey have a small window they can afford five democrats to not vote for it and still pass it, and in that case you would need vice president joe biden to break the time. -- the thai. .- tie there is pent-up frustration on the republican side about no real budget debate over four years. once it is passed, a lot of people will feel better. democrats will say we passed a budget, republicans get to complain about the budget month but from there it is hard to see how the senate budget reconciles with the house budget. we are not aware that there will be an effort to bring them together and it is hard to imagine how they will marry them because they move in opposite directions. host: what happens after congress comes back fr
as a result of the budget process. we had one of those in 2010. this was part of the health-care debate. since, this is the first then where senators are offering unlimited amendments on a host of subjects that they have been dying to get the votes for over the past several years. >> this is an interesting confluence, because this weekend marks the third anniversary passage of the health care law. a couple of amendments deal with health care. >> we have already seen a couple of health care-related votes. there was a vote on last night's where the senate endorsed the idea of repealing a medical device tax that was part of the health care law. we have seen another failed bid to repeal the law. there will be other amendments, i think, that we are likely to see that will take pieces of the law, implementation timeline, something you will hear a lot today, and observers know, all of the stuff that is non-binding. we're not dealing with an appropriation bill here, so it is not like there is an amendment to find something as part of the debate. it does not have the same force of law as would be one t
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